NJ TRANSIT Police Department - Fare Inspector

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Department NJ TRANSIT Police Department
Job TitleFare Inspector
Location Newark, NJ

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Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Conducts fare inspections on Proof-of-Payment light rail system as directed by supervisor to ensure proper fare payment and allow NJ TRANSIT to collect all revenues due for services provided.
  • Answers questions from and provides information to the public regarding fares, directions, NJ TRANSIT services, and other requests for information.
  • Represents NJ TRANSIT at various municipal courts to prosecute fare violators of Proof-of-Payment system.
  • Renders emergency FA/CPR in the event of a situation while on duty. Records and notifies Police Command Center of any safety items that should be required.


Knowledge and Skills:

High School Diploma, or equivalent; must pass a police background inspection as required. Two (2) years of full-time experience working in a customer service or client focused environment, which must include providing information and assistance, exercising good judgment in emergencies and confrontational situations, and adhering to company policies and regulations. Must work in a variety of conditions, including inclement weather and be willing to work all different shifts, weekends, and holidays as needed. Excellent verbal and written communication skills required to effectively interface with all levels of customers. Working for long periods of time standing or walking, including on transit vehicles, uneven terrain and unstable surfaces is required. Must learn how to operate electronic equipment and related codes and formats. Experience working in various customer service situations, including but not limited to, diffusing confrontations is preferred. Experience in a related emergency field and/or CPR certification is desired.


At NJ Transit you will enjoy a competitive salary and excellent benefit package:

Comprehensive Family Health Insurance – Prescription, Dental, Vision

At NJ TRANSIT we support and depend upon the diversity of our staff.


NJ TRANSIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Location

City: Newark
State: NJ

Please direct questions regarding this position to NJTPD_ExamQuestions@njtransit.com

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